Where To Find The Best Fireworks Displays In Niagara Falls For The Fourth of July

 

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The 4th of July fireworks at Niagara Falls will dazzle spectators every night of the holiday weekend if you’re looking for trips to book for the holiday. In fact, from May 19, 2023, to October 9, 2023, you can watch fireworks at the famous landmark every night at 10 p.m. (weather permitting).

One of the top tourist destinations in North America is Niagara Falls, a group of three roaring waterfalls on the Niagara River between the US and Canada. Long after dusk has fallen, tourists are still drawn to the attraction by the free fireworks that take place at Niagara Falls during the summer and the falls’ nightly illumination.

Even though the fireworks display only lasts five to ten minutes on average, it is extended for special occasions like Canada’s Victoria Day and the US’s Independence Day. Additionally, the falls are lit up in the customary event colours; on July 4th, Niagara Falls will be red, white, and blue.

Planning is essential for any Fourth of July fireworks display because large crowds are to be expected. The most important thing is to find the best spot to see the falls and show up early to secure your spot. The best places to watch the Niagara Falls are listed below to assist you in deciding where to watch the show.

Queen Victoria Park

The best place to view the Fourth of July fireworks at Niagara Falls is actually in Canada, not on the US side. The best place to see the falls lit up and the fireworks display is in Queen Victoria Park, which is directly on the waterfront. As a result, it’s a very popular place to watch fireworks, and it can get crowded quickly, so set up a picnic blanket and bring some food before the show.

Prospect Point

Prospect Point in Niagara Falls State Park is the best spot for viewing the falls from the US side. The Maid of the Mist boat tour’s starting point and the Niagara Falls Observation Tower are both nearby. Both of those places are fun daytime activities before you settle in for the main event, but neither will be accessible during the fireworks display.

Skylon Tower

On the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, at Skylon Tower, which soars to a height of 775 feet above the Niagara River, you have the rare opportunity to observe fireworks from above. An observation deck and a rotating restaurant are located on top; we advise making a dinner reservation before the Fourth of July fireworks display, then going to the observation deck to watch the show.

Terrapin Point

If you want to get up close and personal with the falls while viewing the Fourth of July fireworks, Terrapin Point in New York’s Niagara Falls State Park is the spot for you. It’s located on Goat Island between the Bridal Veil Falls and Horseshoe Falls, so there’s a decent chance you might feel some of the mist.

Rainbow Bridge

If you intend to watch the Fourth of July Fireworks over Niagara Falls from the Rainbow Bridge, a pedestrian-friendly crossing bridging the US and Canada, with picture-perfect views of the show, keep your passport close at hand. Just be aware that entering the bridge costs $1, but it is definitely worth it.

Hotels with views of Niagara Falls

To experience Niagara Falls indoors, reserve a room at one of the Canadian-side hotels with views of the falls, such as the Embassy Suites Fallsview or Sheraton Fallsview. Many of these hotels have rooftop restaurants with breathtaking views of Niagara Falls, making them excellent places to watch the Fourth of July fireworks.

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